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posted 9 Jan 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 9 Jan 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Jobless bill stalls in Senate - WIS

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 02:23 PM PST


Jobless bill stalls in Senate
WIS
6 in Eutawville announced in mid-December they'd sold a $1 million winning ticket. Yesterday, a local woman surfaced to collect the prize. "I've been riding the ticket around,"More >>. Bells Marina on Old Hwy. 6 in Eutawville announced in mid-December ...

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Al-Qaeda-linked groups desecrate churches in Syria - Al-Shorfa

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 01:52 PM PST


Al-Shorfa

Al-Qaeda-linked groups desecrate churches in Syria
Al-Shorfa
"Before the takeover, Christians were warned [by ISIL] to stop the age-old custom of ringing the church bells as the Muslim call to prayer echoed across the city, which al-Raqa residents observed as a symbol of Muslim and Christian co-existence," he ...

American Conservatives, Jewish Law, and Israel's New Abortion Policy - Religion Dispatches

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 01:17 PM PST


American Conservatives, Jewish Law, and Israel's New Abortion Policy
Religion Dispatches
Israel's new abortion law, providing for state funding of abortions for women between the ages of 20 and 33, further liberalizes the country's already liberal abortion laws. But according to the Times of Israel, the change has barely caused a blip. The ...

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4 must-see musical shows at the High Performance Rodeo - CBC.ca

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 11:00 AM PST


4 must-see musical shows at the High Performance Rodeo
CBC.ca
I've lived in Calgary now for 18 years and had no idea those bells I heard at noon downtown were actually coming from the Calgary Tower and are played on a keyboard instrument called a carillon. I was also happily surprised to discover I'm not the only ...

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Westbury's bells peal out to welcome in 2014 - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 09:17 AM PST


Westbury's bells peal out to welcome in 2014
Wiltshire Times
It is a tradition that the bells of All Saints Church, Westbury are rung at midnight on New Year's Eve to welcome in the New Year. This year the ringers were treble, Sara Honor, 2, Yvonne Fitch (not pictured), 3, Pam Clarke, 4, Peter Baker (Captain), 5 ...

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A new year's resolution to stand the test of time - Evesham Journal

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 09:11 AM PST


Evesham Journal

A new year's resolution to stand the test of time
Evesham Journal
WITH the start of the new year comes the beginning of a renewed fund-raising drive to save Evesham's iconic Abbey Bell Tower. The appeal needs to raise £500,000 to repair and conserve the tower, built in 1531 by Abbot Clement Lichfield. Since it began ...

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Westbury's bells peal out to welcome in 2014 - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 09:06 AM PST


Westbury's bells peal out to welcome in 2014
Wiltshire Times
It is a tradition that the bells of All Saints Church, Westbury are rung at midnight on New Year's Eve to welcome in the New Year. This year the ringers were treble, Sara Honor, 2, Yvonne Fitch (not pictured), 3, Pam Clarke, 4, Peter Baker (Captain), 5 ...

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RJ Rockers Brewing Co. featured at Stifel beer tasting - Martins Ferry Times Leader

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 07:20 AM PST


RJ Rockers Brewing Co. featured at Stifel beer tasting
Martins Ferry Times Leader
17 beer tasting event at the Stifel Center will feature five selections from RJ Rockers including: Bald Eagle Brown, a traditional English-style brown ale that is tall, smooth and dark from a combination of chocolate and black malts; Bell Ringer, a ...

Lords reject 'Reflectorgate' bill (but not reflectors bit) - Bike Biz

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 05:02 AM PST


Lords reject 'Reflectorgate' bill (but not reflectors bit)
Bike Biz
Lord Dear said if the bill became law it risked "being used for those who seek to protest peacefully, noisy children in the street, street preachers, canvassers, carol singers, trick-or-treaters, church bell ringers, clay pigeon shooters, nudists. The ...

Lords rejects bill to give PCSOs power to fine reflectorless cyclists amid ... - road.cc

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 04:42 AM PST


Lords rejects bill to give PCSOs power to fine reflectorless cyclists amid ...
road.cc
Lord Dear said the new power “risks being used for those who seek to protest peacefully, noisy children in the street, street preachers, canvassers, carol singers, trick-or-treaters, church bell ringers, clay pigeon shooters, nudists. This is a crowded ...

Strolling down memory lane with some Hockey East highlights - USCHO

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 04:03 AM PST


Strolling down memory lane with some Hockey East highlights
USCHO
With snow filling the air and crunching beneath my feet, the air crisp and clean, and church bells ringing, I feel transported back to my childhood and a smile creeps over my face. ... The resulting piece is a traditional one, but at the same time ...

Legal news in brief - 9 January 2014 - Law on the Web

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 03:56 AM PST


Legal news in brief - 9 January 2014
Law on the Web
"It risks it being used for those who seek to protest peacefully, noisy children in the street, street preachers, canvassers, carol singers, trick-or-treaters, church bell ringers, clay pigeon shooters, nudists," said crossbench peer Lord Dear, who ...

Spilsby church receives £10000 grant - Skegness Standard

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 03:55 AM PST


Spilsby church receives £10000 grant
Skegness Standard
The church has been remodelled and extended over the years, with the latest remodelling having been being carried out in 1879 by William Edward Basset Smith. The church caters for bellringers, organ players, and other interest groups, including U3A and ...

Nudists, bell ringers, noisy children and carol singers defeat government ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 02:36 AM PST


Daily Mail

Nudists, bell ringers, noisy children and carol singers defeat government ...
Daily Mail
But opponents warn people behaving perfectly legally like street preachers, trick-or-treaters, church bell ringers and clay pigeon shooters could fall foul of the law just because some people are annoyed by their hobbies. ... 'Because I shall continue ...
Lords reject government's antisocial, crime and policing bill The Guardian

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Bells of Shankill a welcome fixture to ring in the new year - Lurgan Mail

Posted: 09 Jan 2014 01:02 AM PST


Bells of Shankill a welcome fixture to ring in the new year
Lurgan Mail
The team of bell ringers began sounding the eight bells of Shankill at 11pm and after a pause for the Watchnight Service they began again at midnight to herald the start to the new year. Their chimes were heard all over Lurgan as people toasted the end ...

Britain's House of Lords defeats plans to penalise 'annoying' behaviour - South China Morning Post

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 11:43 PM PST


Daily Mail

Britain's House of Lords defeats plans to penalise 'annoying' behaviour
South China Morning Post
“It risks it being used for those who seek to protest peacefully, noisy children in the street, street preachers, canvassers, carol singers, trick-or-treaters, church bell ringers, clay pigeon shooters, nudists,” he said. He added: “I shall continue to ...
Jailed for being 'annoying': It could happen in Britain if ministers get their way Index On Censorship
Lords reject government's antisocial, crime and policing bill The Guardian
Lords reject 'Reflectorgate' bill (but not reflectors bit) Bike Biz

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Atascadero fighter pilot, World War II week by week - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 06:43 PM PST


The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Atascadero fighter pilot, World War II week by week
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
He was part of a group of four planes that cloud-hopped and came down on the base, surprising the defenders. They estimated ... Gregory Silverio, perhaps the oldest bell ringer in the world, was set to ring bells at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa in ...

Medicare Advantage - Right Side News

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 06:38 PM PST


Medicare Advantage
Right Side News
Enrollees in traditional Medicare are paying higher Part B premiums in order to subsidize the higher MA payments. This is bad public policy; we should ... Why aren't church bells ringing, bands playing, dogs barking, etc.? Why is there so much gloom ...

Advance Auto Parts CEO to ring closing bell at NYSE - Roanoke Times

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 04:55 PM PST


Advance Auto Parts CEO to ring closing bell at NYSE
Roanoke Times
CEO Darren Jackson, as well as senior executives of General Parts International, are scheduled to be on the podium for the 4 p.m. bell ringing. The tolling will ... January 5, 2014. Funeral services 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Lotz Salem ...

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Chance to ring in the new year - Stratford Observer

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 04:11 PM PST


Stratford Observer

Chance to ring in the new year
Stratford Observer
Campanologists - better known as bell ringers - will be showcasing their skills to members of the public at the Beaudesert Lane church on Saturday, January 18 between 2pm and 4.30pm. Henley in Arden bell ringers have invited campanologists from across ...

Pershore Abbey, Worcs

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN info slightly modified (alternation change)

Pershore, Parish Centre, Worcs

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN info slightly modified (alternation change)

Shipham, Som

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Tue PN is now every week

Peers block law on being annoying in public - BBC News

Posted: 08 Jan 2014 01:18 PM PST


BBC News

Peers block law on being annoying in public
BBC News
"It risks it being used for those who seek to protest peacefully, noisy children in the street, street preachers, canvassers, carol singers, trick-or-treaters, church bell ringers, clay pigeon shooters, nudists," he said. "This is a crowded island that ...

Tucson remembers Giffords shooting with services - WFMJ

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 11:41 PM PST


Tucson remembers Giffords shooting with services
WFMJ
The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brutal house-to-house battle to tame the Iraqi...More >>. The image of two charred American ...

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News from Linton - Cambridge News

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 05:41 AM PST


News from Linton
Cambridge News
This was a social event for the bell ringers and congregation to get together and share party food and drink.The bell ringers rang in the New Year. ... This is part of the villages plan to provide more affordable housing. Site clearance is under way at ...

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